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East Is East Star Om Puri Dies From Suspected Heart Attack

'East is East' actor Om Puri has died at the age of 66. The acclaimed Indian actor reportedly suffered a heart attack after he returned to his Mumbai home from a film set on Thursday...

Riz Ahmed And Emmy Rossum Lead Tributes To Om Puri

The Indian actor, best known for his role in 1999 comedy East is East, passed away at the age of 66 on Friday (06Jan17) after suffering a heart attack at his home in...

Indian Film Legend Om Puri Dies At The Age Of 66

Veteran actor Om Puri, a staple of Indian and world cinema for several decades and perhaps best known in Britain for his starring role in East Is East, has died at the age of 66.The...

East Is East Actor Om Puri Dies At 66

The Indian actor suffered a heart attack at his home in Mumbai in the early hours of Friday (06Jan17), according to reports, with his passing later confirmed by a family member to the BBC. Puri...

Om Puri: 'Life At Home Is A Misery'

Bollywood actor Om Puri has branded life in his native India a "misery" after his arrest over a domestic assault allegation.The East is East star was quizzed by cops last month (Aug13) after he was...

Om Puri Arrested Over Domestic Assault Case

Bollywood superstar Om Puri has been arrested after more than a week on the run over allegations he assaulted his wife.The East is East actor was wanted for questioning by police in Mumbai, India, after...

Om Puri Speaks Out After Domestic Violence Allegations

Bollywood superstar Om Puri has hit back at allegations he assaulted his wife Nandita, insisting his estranged partner is a "compulsive liar".The East Is East actor has been booked on three charges after his wife...

Om Puri On The Run After Wife-beating Claim

Bollywood superstar Om Puri is in hiding after he was accused of assaulting his wife Nandita.The East Is East actor is wanted by cops following a domestic violence complaint filed by his wife of 20...

July Release For First Film Based On 7/7 Bombings

The release date of the first film to tackle the subject of the 7/7 London bombings has been confirmed.Shoot on Sight, directed by Indian-born Jagmohan Mundhra will be released on 30 screens in the UK...

Indian Film Stars Lambaste "Bollywood" Designation

Two top Indian film stars have reviled the Western news media for continuing to use the term "Bollywood" to refer to the Indian movie industry. Speaking to the India-EU Film Initiative in New Delhi, Naseeruddin...

Indian Filmmaker Tackles London Bombings

Indian director JAGMOHAN MUNDHRA is making a movie based on the 2005 London terrorist bombings. Mundhra has cast EAST IS EAST star OM PURI and THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN actor NASEERUDDIN SHAH in the...

Indian Star To Play Pakistan Ruler

A veteran Indian actor has controversially been cast as Pakistan's former military ruler in a new TOM HANKS movie about the CIA. Bollywood's OM PURI will play General MUHAMMAD ZIA-UL-HAQ in CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR, which...

Om Puri Honoured By Queen

Indian film star OM PURI has been awarded an honorary Order Of The British Empire (OBE) for his contribution to the British film industry. The Ambala-born actor has appeared in JEWEL IN THE CROWN,...

Hurley Turns To Bollywood

British beauty ELIZABETH HURLEY has turned to Bollywood in an effort to revive her flagging film career. The AUSTIN POWERS: INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY actress - whose boyfriend ARUN NAYAR comes from Bombay, India...

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